Labor – After pains

Homeopathy treatment for Labor – After pains from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Labor – After pains…

Arnica [Arn]

Indicated DURING LAST STAGE OF LABOR AND ANOTHER DOSE AFTER PLACENTA IS REMOVED (200TH), on account of bruised condition of genital organs and the strain on the general muscular system : PAIN EXCITED BY NURSING BABE.

Belladonna [Bell]

Sudden appearance and sudden cessation of a pain; forcing pains, as if the contents of the pelvis would be forced through vulva; every jar hurts; LOCHIAL DISCHARGE FEELS HOT, flow increased with every pain.

Bryonia [Bry]

After-pains excited by least motion, even by taking a deep breath, headache as if head would split; parched lips and dry mouth.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

PAINS TURN UP IN DISTANT PARTS FROM PELVIC REGION, exacerbations and remissions occurring as regularly as if they were in the uterus.

Caulophyllum [Caul]

After protracted and exhausting labor reflex pains in back and chest; spasmodic pains across lower abdomen; she is nervous, sleepless weak.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Distressing after-pains, rendering her frantic and ill-natures; lochia profuse and dark, clotted; wants fresh air.

Cimicifuga [Cimic]

AFTER-PAINS (<) IN GROINS; oversensitiveness, nausea and vomiting; great tenderness on pressure, womb does not contract properly; pains cause flushing of face and in right side of head, back of orbit; she is low-spirited, restless, predisposition to neuralgia.

Coffea [Coff]

Painfulness out of all proportion to the contraction of uterus; distressed, she cannot them, extreme fear of death; is very sleepy, but cannot go to sleep.

Conium [Con]

AFTER-PAINS EXCITED BY PUTTING BABE TO BREAST, pains extending from left to right (Arn).

Cuprum [Cupr]

Most distressing after-pains particularly in multiparae; cramping pains extending to extremities; severe headache.

Cyclamen [Cycl]

After labor, colicky bearing-down pains, accompanied with a gush of blood, which relieves the pain temporarily.

Ferrum [Ferr]

Violent pains in loins and abdomen, like those of labor, with discharge of party fluid and partly clotted blood; full hard pulse; frequent short shuddering, headache and vertigo; especially suitable for feeble women with fiery-red face.

Gelsemium [Gels]

After-pains too severe and lasting too long; sensitive women who cannot compose themselves to sleep, with half-waking and murmuring.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

Jerking and twitching;spasmodic pains, she is delirious.

Hypericum [Hyper]

Violent after-pains in sacrum and hips, with severe headache; after instrumental delivery; burning soreness and sensitiveness of urethra, retention of urine.

Ignatia [Ign]

Much sighing, sadness and despondency with the after-pains.

Kali-carb [Kali-c]

Stitching and shooting pains, especially in the back, shooting down into the gluteal region or hips.

Lac-caninum [Lac-c]

Severe after-pains shooting down the thighs.

Lilium-tigr [Lil-t]

Neuralgia in and around the uterus; bloating of abdomen with the pains a few days after the confinement; smarting in urethra after urination, cannot bear even the weight of covering, as painful parts are very sensitive to touch.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Aching pains, with a desire to go to stool with every pain; sore feeling in uterus region, so that she dreads to be disturbed, likes to have the room warm and be well covered; lochia scanty and offensive.

Paris-quad [Par]

Intense after-pains, but very imperfect contractions; entire suppression of lochia, with ineffectual urging to stool; agonizing headaches, with sensation as if the face were drawn towards the root of the nose, then backward towards occiput, as if by a string;eyeballs painful and sore to the slightest attempt at motion.

Podophyllum [Podo]

After-pains with strong bearing-down pains.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Restless and changeable in her feelings, now better, now worse; wants fresh air.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Pains worse at night, hardly any during day; relief from changing position and from being well covered; cramps in calves.

Sabina [Sabin]

Pains run from sacrum to pubes; discharge of fluid and clotted blood with the severe pains, extending from pubes to thighs; abdomen very sensitive to touch.

Secale [Sec]

Prolonged pains; brown thin lochia; though feeling cold does not wish covering; lochia offensive; post-partum conditions of primiparae; tonic severe contractions.

Sepia [Sep]

Constant sensation of weight in anus; pains shooting upward in vagina and are felt mostly in back; severe bearing down or forcing in the back, occurring in regular paroxysms.

Sulphur [Sulph]

After-pains from sacrum around pubes and down the thighs; scanty lochia; feels badly in abdomen; flushes of heat; weak and faint spells; felt very cold or hot, especially soles.

Sulphuric-acid [Sul-ac]

Great senses of general weakness or sense of trembling all over, without actual trembling.

Ustilago [Ust]

Prolonged bearing-down pains, uterus feels as if drawn into a knot; lochial discharge too profuse, partly fluid and partly clotted.

Viburnum [Vib]

Severe cramping spasmodic after-pains, spasmodic contractions of os uteri, pains radiating down the legs.

Viscum-alb [Visc]

Intermittent after-pains of multiparae.

Xanthoxylum [Xan]

After-pains excruciatingly severe, continuous extend down along the genito-crural nerves; lochia not so offensive as in Secale.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.